Saltwater Aquariums for Dummies

Saltwater Aquariums for Dummies

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Select the best fish and equipment for your saltwater aquarium Dive into the colorful world of saltwater fish This fun, hassle-free guide will help you to fully enjoy your saltwater aquarium. Marine biologist Gregory Skomal offers clear and easy step-by-step instructions on how to set up a tank, maintain proper water conditions, and feed and care for your saltwater fish. For more plain-English advice, see: The Dummies Way(R) Explanations in plain English "Get in, get out" information Icons and other navigational aids Tear-out cheat sheet Top ten lists A dash of humor and fun Get smart! @www dummies. comAttention pet owners!Get free Dummies Daily(R) e-mail newslettersSign up for tips on a variety of petsKeep your pet healthy and content the Dummies Way
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  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 195.1 x 225.6 x 18.8mm | 512.57g
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 0764553402
  • 9780764553400

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Table of contents

Introduction. PART I: The Basic Aquarium. Chapter 1: Your First Steps to Keeping Fish. Chapter 2: Choosing an Aquarium. Chapter 3: Figuring Out Filters. Chapter 4: Heating Your Aquarium. Chapter 5: The Light Choice. Chapter 6: Fishy Furnishings. Chapter 7: Final Ingredients. Chapter 8: Setting Up Your Aquarium Step by Step. PART II: Fish and Invertebrates. Chapter 9: Fish Basics. Chapter 10: Choosing the Right Fish. Chapter 11: Identifying Invertebrates. Chapter 12: From the Dealer to Your Home. PART III: Caring for Your Aquarium. Chapter 13: The Cycle of Nitrogen. Chapter 14: More Chemistry: Salt, Acidity, and Gases. Chapter 15: Always Algae. Chapter 16: Keeping Your Aquarium Clean. PART IV: Caring for Your Pets. Chapter 17: Feeding Your Fish. Chapter 18: Preventing Stress. Chapter 19: Diseases and Treatments. Chapter 20: Observing Your Fish. PART V: The Part of Tens. Chapter 21: Ten Fish to Avoid. Chapter 22: Ten Invertebrates to Avoid. Chapter 23: Ten Simple Metric Conversions. PART VI: Appendixes. Appendix A: Resources. Appendix B: Glossary. Index.
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About Gregory Skomal

Gregory Skomal is an experienced aquarist and Marine Fisheries Biologist at Marthas Vineyard Fisheries, Department of Game, Massachusetts.
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